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mooar, nbc news, washington. >>> we're following several other big stories in the week ahead. the shuttle "atlantis" will return home this week for the final time. the shuttle will undock from the international space station tuesday. it's scheduled to return to kennedy space center thursday, where it will then go on permanent display. it is the final mission for nasa's shuttle program. >>> on tuesday the loudon county board of supervisors will weigh in on the latest cost-cutting proposal regarding the dulles metro rail project. for weeks now they've been meeting with all of the funding partners to figure out how to trim the multimillion-dollar price tag. the latest proposal they're considering was brokered by u.s. transportation secretary ray lahood. >>> and did you see it? the u.s. women's soccer team will be returning stateside after today's nail-biter of a world cup final match. the final came down to penalty kicks, with japan winning. despite the loss, it will be a hero's welcome for the team that became an overnight sensation worldwide after beating brazil in the quarter
until we see some partly cloudy skies. out to the west, big-time thunderstorms in chicago. they saw some very large hail. i think we'll be seeing some pictures of that. we'll most likely have those tomorrow morning during our newscast starting at 4:30. nice weather. as far as our weather is concerned, one more day tomorrow and high pressure will be dominating the region. that nice weather is not going to last because it will get quite hot. the hot weather moves in on saturday, and really on sunday as that heat index could get up to 95 and maybe over 100 degrees dur during the day on sunday. wind out of the north about 5 to 10 miles per hour. warmer, still nice, 85 to 90. some areas may be over that 90-degree mark, but without the humidity, it won't be too bad out there at all. 92 degrees on saturday. with that humidity, heat index should be around 95. on sunday, i think that will be the hottest day. we do have a chance of isolated thunderstorms. one or two of those maybe on the strong side and then the fireworks mother nature doesn't bring, but maybe we do. fireworks activities will happ
is expected to last throughout the week. >> a big search took place this evening, a search for a dog that survived a car accident that killed one of its owners. for the family of the woman who died, the search for cricket gave them some hope to hold on into in this time of grief and darcy spencer is here with good news from hay market, virginia. >> just a little more than an hour ago the missing dog named cricket was captured. i'm told she's alive and in perfect condition. a woman driving by the area saw cricket sitting on the side of the road, pulled over and held the dog until family members arrived. everyone i spoke to is very pleased to have a happy end being to this very tragic story. cricket is a 3-year-old great pyrenees riding in a crate with her owners last sunday afternoon when they crashed head-on into a pin payingo. jack survived and his wife charlotte did not. the dog escaped from her crate and had been missing ever since. the crash happened around 4:30 near shady oak lane near hay market. today a tracking dog named heidi came to the area where she had been seen. late th
is beginning to cause some big problems for businesses there. that includes the bars and restaurants. a number of bars and restaurants say they can't get the liquor licenses and the permits that they need to operate. the shutdown in minnesota began nearly two weeks ago when the governor and state lawmakers were not able to reach a deal on a budget. several bar owners in minneapolis say they are worried about the bottom line now. they say thousands of employees will be out of work if this shut dunne doesn't end soon. >> ben's chili bowl could be moving to chicago. several areas are looking for expangs. ben's has become a must have. has become a permanent fixture at washington park. >> stays with you for a while. >> two days. >> something else that's going to be staying with us over the next couple of days, some great weather. say good-bye to the heat and good-bye to the 90s. i think we'll be looking very, very nice over the next couple of days and actually we're pretty good out there right now. mostly clear skies across parts of the area. still some clouds down to the south. temperatures today
to be part of it. we've always gone out in costumes. >> we're just big kids, that's all. >> reporter: what's it like being around all these harry potter fans? >> exhilarating. >> reporter: warner brothers expects this film to gross over $1 billion because this film is in 3-d. all the fans who come tonight will get a pair of these lovely glasses. jim, i know you're jealous. but there are still tickets left for the show at 3:30 this morning. live tonight here in northwest. back to you in the studio. >> john, you're breaking my heart. i'm consumed by jealousy over those goofy-looking glasses. take them off, john. >>> you've heard the game angry birds. don't you love that game? today, there was a bird angry and aggressive enough for a whole flock of his kind. that bird kept attacking people passing by the gerald ford museum in grand rapids, michigan. the bird was fond of pecking people upside the head as they walked by. then it would return to its perch and wait for its next victim. what kind of bird was that? >> either an oriole or a red-winged black bird. >> i didn't see a red wing, did you?
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